Climate change may not be melting the Greenland Ice Sheet as quickly as we once thought. A new study shows that terrain plays an important role in how quickly glaciers disappear.
Honeybee colonies are in more trouble than ever, and are putting the nation's food supply at risk. One-third of colonies in the United States died or disappeared last winter, which leaves farmers in a precarious position.
Anglers are about to get a new fish to go after, according to FWC scientists. In addition to the largemouth and peacock bass, Florida now plays home to a new species: the Choctaw bass.
Superman isn't the only one with super hearing. A small insect also has extraordinary capabilities when it comes to listening to high sound frequencies. The greater wax moth is capable of sensing the highest frequencies in the animal kingdom in order to avoid its predator, the bat.
How much is a tree worth? Apparently its value skyrockets when it's located in a city. According to the U.S. Forest Service, urban trees hold an estimated value of $50 billion as they provide valuable, environmental services such as storing carbon.
Move over, Jaws. There's a new monster from the deep. A mysterious "sea monster" carcass washed ashore in New Zealand last week, puzzling the public and fueling speculation about the existence of dinosaurs and monsters.
Rising sea levels are a huge threat for island nations, such as Grenada. Now, it turns out that the ocean is already claiming Caribbean land as it sinks into the water.
During long, severe winters, the thick blanket of snow that blankets the north can actually help preserve plants and animals that remain in the harsh conditions. Yet as climate change causes warmer temperatures, this snow may no longer be as prevalent in some northern ecosystems, putting species at ...
Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of bone-headed dinosaur. Now, they've found out that this plant-eating dinosaur represents the oldest of its kind in North America--and possibly the world.
It turns out that not everyone wants protection for the rare wolverine. State officials in the Northern Rockies opposed a federal proposal to give new protections to the carnivorous mammal as climate change threatens to melt the species' snowy mountain habitat.
Forget about social butterflies; it's plants that are the gregarious ones. Scientists have discovered that plants may "talk" to one another via nanomechanical vibrations. This, in turn, causes them to grow better than they would otherwise.